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Lal Bahadur Shastri- Some Important Facts
1- Lal Bahadur Shastri was the third Prime Minister of independent India.
2-Lal Bahadur Shastri has idolized Bal Gangadhar Tilak, the Indian nationalist, social reformer and freedom fighter.
3-Upon completion of his course at Kashi Vidyapeeth in 1926, Lal Bahadur Shastri was given the title Shastri (Scholar).
4- Lal Bahadur Shastri was the first person to be awarded the Bharat Ratna after his death, and a memorial ‘Vijay Ghat’ was built for him in Delhi.
5- As the Transport Minister, Lal Bahadur Shastri was the first one to appoint women conductors in UP.
6-In 1951, he was made the General Secretary of the All-India Congress Committee, with Jawaharlal Nehru as the President.
7-In 1951, Nehru nominated Lal Bahadur Shastri to the Rajya Sabha. From 1951 to 1956 Shastri served as the Minister of Railways and Transport in the Central Cabinet.
8- In 1957, Shastri returned to the Cabinet, first as the Minister for Transport and Communications, and then as the Minister of Commerce and Industry.
9-Shastri was made the Prime Minister after Jawaharlal Nehru died in office on May 27, 1964.
10-During the 22 day war with Pakistan, Shastri created the slogan of ‘Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan’ (Hail the soldier, Hail the farmer).
11- He is the only Indian Prime Minister to have died in the office outside the country.
I.K. Gujral- Inder Kumar Gujral- 12th Prime Minister- Some Important Facts
1-I.K. Gujral was the Minister of External Affairs in the V.P.Singh cabinet before assuming the office of the Prime Minister of India.
2- He was jailed in 1942 during ‘Quit India Movement’.
3- At the young age of eleven, he himself actively participated in the freedom struggle in 1931 and was arrested.
4-I.K. Gujral held the following Ministerial positions from 1967-1976-
a-Minister of Communications & Parliamentary Affairs;
b-Minister of Information & Broadcasting and Communications;
c-Minister of Works & Housing;
d-Minister of Information & Broadcasting
e-Minister of Planning.
5-Gujral became the 12th Prime Minister of India. He was in the office for over 11 months, including 3 months as caretaker Prime Minister.
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